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The Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Notification Requirements) (England and Wales) Regulations 2012

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Statutory Instruments

2012 No. 1876

Criminal Law, England And Wales

The Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Notification Requirements) (England and Wales) Regulations 2012

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16th July 2012

Coming into force in accordance with regulation 1(2)

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 83(5) and (5A), 84(1) and (5A), 85(5), 86 and 138(4) of the Sexual Offences Act 2003(1), makes the following Regulations.

In accordance with section 138(2) of that Act, a draft of these Regulations was laid before and approved by a resolution of each House of Parliament.

(1)

2003 c.42. Section 83 was amended by section 142(1) of, and paragraph 54(1) of Schedule 26 to, the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 (c.4). Section 84 was amended by section 142(2) to (5) of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008. Section 85 was amended by section 142(6) to (9) of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008. Section 86 was amended by Part 4 of Schedule 28 to the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008. Section 138(2) was amended by section 142(10) of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008. Section 138(4) was amended by paragraph 57 of Schedule 26 to the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 and paragraph 2 of Schedule 2 to the Policing and Crime Act 2009 (c. 26). Sections 83(5A), 84(5A), 86 and 138(4) were amended by article 12 of, and paragraph 77 of Schedule 14 to, the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (Devolution of Policing and Justice Functions) Order 2010 (S.I. 2010/976), by virtue of which functions conferred on the Secretary of State in these sections in relation to Northern Ireland were transferred to the Department of Justice (Northern Ireland).

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